The Twentieth-century Russian Novel: An Introduction
Eight of Russia's most popular and significant novels are presented in this important new guide for students. Works include:
- "We" by Evgenii Zamiatin
- "Red Cavalry" by Isaak Babel
- "Envy" by Iurii Olesha
- "How the Steel Was Tempered" by Nikolai Ostrovskii
- "The Master and Margarita" by Mikhail Bulgakov
- "Doctor Zhivago" by Boris Pasternak
- "Cancer Ward" by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
- "Pushkin House" by Andrei Bitov
In each chapter, David Gillespie examines one novel in detail and explores the career of the author and the critical reception of the work. Throughout, considerable reference is made to recently published scholarship and archival materials to provide students and scholars of Russian and Comparative Literature with a guide to these important Russian authors and their place in the world of literature. The book also includes an extensive bibliography of secondary literature and contains textual references in both the original Russian and in English translation.
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He was also writing creatively at this time , and continued to do so until about
1921 . His major work , We , was written in 1920 – 1 and published abroad in
translation in 1925 . Reviled by communists in the USSR , the novel was
published in ...
After the war , however , Pasternak continued with his translating work but also
began writing Doctor Zhivago . 2 Some of the poems that make up the last
chapter of the novel were published in the journal Znamia in 1954 , but the novel
as a ...
He continued to publish in the Soviet Union until the Metropol affair . Metropol '
was a collection of poetry , prose and social comment that appeared in Moscow
in samizdat ( illegal printing , usually done in someone ' s home ) in 1979 ; it was
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Isaak Babel 18941940 Red Cavalry Конармия
Iurii Olesha 18991960 Envy Зависть
Boris Pasternak 18901960 Doctor Zhivago
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